Whatever you plant…you’ll reap. What are you planting and what are you nurturing?
Stability? Is it possible for you to experience it with all the shifts and changes that are going on around you? We are a mobile society. People are constantly uprooting and moving to new places. Divorce. Job changes. a new boss…a new career..companies closing…opportunities that dry up… Life changes…growing older…getting married… Change happens and it […]
I found myself looking back at one of the pictures in my blog post “Amazing Feet” several times yesterday. Even again this morning, I just sat looking and savoring the picture of that crazy goat. Talking about being between a rock and a hard place.
Don’t you just love compliments? Of course we love compliments! They make us feel valued! Noticed. Confident. Encouraged. Successful. There have been so many times that my life has been enriched by a sincere compliment. There have been times that a compliment has been the fuel that took me to the next step on my […]
challenge started with a simple instruction in a podcast. “Write down your top 20 “Go To Encouragement Verses.” I am going to give you two minutes to jot them down.” Two minutes? Maybe I could do that with an Internet Connection and twenty minutes, but two minutes? I accepted the challenge. While I pray the […]
Amazing Feet I am absolutely intrigued by nature, but the photograph in the gift shop stopped me in my tracks. My mind flooded with questions as I pondered the phenomenon of this photograph. It was a picture of mountain goats on the side of a cliff at Goat Lick, MT. I was skeptical. Was this […]
Our critic’s words and actions can discourage us. Michael Phelps, has been lauded as the “Most Successful Olympian of all time.” With 23 medals, he has won more than anyone…EVER! (And the number is changing everyday as I write and rewrite this post.) And personally, I loved how he handled the locker room intimidation […]
How can I say a “Thank You, God!” big enough to cover 8,000 miles and 14 states? How can I say thank you for the protection God demonstrated to us again and again? Especially, since our car got hit by a truck on the second day of our trip! God kept Wayne safe! “Thank you, […]
I was discouraged. Maybe it was because I was exhausted and overwhelmed. Maybe I brought it on myself because I was looking at circumstances instead of the promises of God. But the problems were real and I couldn’t see a solution in any direction I looked. It was the end of a year. I had […]
I was a proud mama when my daughter, Kimberly, graduated from Aveda Beauty Institute with the highest GPA in her class. Another honor was bestowed on her when her classmates voted for her to speak for them at graduation. Kimberly carefully prepared and practiced to hone her presentation. Ashlyn, her daughter, asked, “Are you nervous?” […]
Do you ever read a quote and feel it all the way through your being…I mean like all the way to the tips of your toes? And you’re not really sure why it resonates so loudly, but it just does? This quote did that for me. “ And, I’m not even musically inclined! So, it […]
“Make me beautiful!” she announced as she plopped into the black vinyl, revolving chair at the upscale salon. Smiling, a glimmer of hope flashed in her tired eyes, as she shoved a picture ripped from a magazine into the stylist hand. “I want to look like this!” The stylist began to work her magic. An aromatic […]